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Bacacay
Municipality of Bacacay
Bacacay Municipal Hall
Bacacay Municipal Hall
Map of Albay with Bacacay highlighted
Map of Albay with Bacacay highlighted
Bacacay is located in Philippines
Bacacay
Bacacay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8Coordinates: 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
District1st district
Barangays56 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDinky Romano
 • Electorate43,625 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total122.13 km2 (47.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total68,906
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4509
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)52
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)137.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesCentral Bikol
Albay Bikol language
Tagalog

Bacacay, officially the Municipality of Bacacay, (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Bacacay and Filipino: Bayan ng Bacacay), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 68,906 people.[3] Bacacay is primarily an agricultural town and abundant in seafood.

Geography[edit]

Bacacay is located at 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 122.13 square kilometres (47.15 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.74% of the 2,575.77-square-kilometre- (994.51 sq mi) total area of Albay.

Barangays[edit]

Bacacay is politically subdivided into 56 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
050501001 Baclayon 3.9% 2,703 2,397 2.31%
050501002 Banao 2.2% 1,491 1,379 1.50%
050501032 Barangay 1 (Poblacion) 1.9% 1,308 1,078 3.75%
050501038 Barangay 2 (Poblacion) 0.4% 285 282 0.20%
050501039 Barangay 3 (Poblacion) 0.8% 545 543 0.07%
050501040 Barangay 4 (Poblacion) 0.4% 274 277 −0.21%
050501041 Barangay 5 (Poblacion) 0.4% 276 279 −0.21%
050501042 Barangay 6 (Poblacion) 0.4% 248 266 −1.33%
050501043 Barangay 7 (Poblacion) 0.4% 267 262 0.36%
050501044 Barangay 8 (Poblacion) 0.2% 147 122 3.61%
050501045 Barangay 9 (Poblacion) 0.9% 646 631 0.45%
050501033 Barangay 10 (Poblacion) 1.1% 773 652 3.29%
050501034 Barangay 11 (Poblacion) 0.3% 197 194 0.29%
050501035 Barangay 12 (Poblacion) 0.4% 298 305 −0.44%
050501036 Barangay 13 (Poblacion) 1.9% 1,315 1,249 0.99%
050501037 Barangay 14 (Poblacion) 1.8% 1,237 1,176 0.97%
050501003 Bariw 0.9% 625 601 0.75%
050501004 Basud 2.5% 1,746 1,523 2.64%
050501005 Bayandong 2.4% 1,650 1,615 0.41%
050501006 Bonga (Upper) 11.1% 7,649 7,468 0.46%
050501008 Buang 1.9% 1,337 1,267 1.03%
050501048 Busdac (San Jose) 1.7% 1,182 1,082 1.70%
050501009 Cabasan 2.9% 2,028 2,004 0.23%
050501010 Cagbulacao 1.3% 862 842 0.45%
050501011 Cagraray 1.0% 703 767 −1.65%
050501012 Cajogutan 1.6% 1,130 1,090 0.69%
050501013 Cawayan 1.8% 1,247 1,116 2.14%
050501014 Damacan 0.6% 431 466 −1.48%
050501015 Gubat Ilawod 1.6% 1,080 1,043 0.67%
050501016 Gubat Iraya 1.7% 1,159 1,138 0.35%
050501017 Hindi 5.5% 3,800 3,458 1.81%
050501018 Igang 3.4% 2,332 2,128 1.76%
050501019 Langaton 1.1% 765 757 0.20%
050501020 Manaet 1.2% 836 764 1.73%
050501021 Mapulang Daga 0.7% 453 529 −2.91%
050501022 Mataas 0.8% 518 478 1.54%
050501023 Misibis 1.5% 1,007 934 1.44%
050501024 Nahapunan 0.6% 402 406 −0.19%
050501025 Namanday 2.2% 1,482 1,440 0.55%
050501026 Namantao 1.1% 778 901 −2.76%
050501027 Napao 2.7% 1,883 1,690 2.08%
050501028 Panarayon 2.7% 1,848 1,658 2.09%
050501029 Pigcobohan 1.2% 817 838 −0.48%
050501030 Pili Ilawod 2.2% 1,522 1,284 3.29%
050501031 Pili Iraya 1.4% 997 924 1.46%
050501046 Pongco (Lower Bonga) 1.5% 1,022 960 1.20%
050501049 San Pablo 1.8% 1,274 1,240 0.52%
050501050 San Pedro 2.3% 1,605 1,516 1.09%
050501051 Sogod 6.6% 4,552 4,433 0.51%
050501052 Sula 1.3% 873 960 −1.79%
050501053 Tambilagao (Tambognon) 1.3% 906 920 −0.29%
050501054 Tambongon (Tambilagao) 1.2% 795 748 1.17%
050501055 Tanagan 2.0% 1,388 1,486 −1.29%
050501056 Uson 0.9% 644 625 0.57%
050501057 Vinisitahan-Basud (Mainland) 0.9% 621 607 0.44%
050501058 Vinisitahan-Napao (Island) 1.4% 947 926 0.43%
Total 68,906 65,724 0.90%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bacacay
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 14,214—    
1918 20,211+2.37%
1939 23,863+0.79%
1948 26,504+1.17%
1960 29,181+0.80%
1970 37,737+2.60%
1975 40,130+1.24%
1980 44,433+2.06%
1990 49,202+1.02%
1995 56,295+2.56%
2000 58,357+0.77%
2007 61,574+0.74%
2010 65,724+2.40%
2015 68,906+0.90%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Bacacay had a population of 68,906.[3] The population density was 560 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,500/sq mi).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Bacacay, Albay
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 138
(5.4)
83
(3.3)
74
(2.9)
50
(2.0)
108
(4.3)
165
(6.5)
202
(8.0)
165
(6.5)
190
(7.5)
186
(7.3)
188
(7.4)
183
(7.2)
1,732
(68.3)
Average rainy days 16.8 11.9 13.5 13.8 20.5 25.2 27.4 26.2 26.1 24.7 20.7 18.5 245.3
Source: Meteoblue [8]

Government[edit]

Mayors[edit]

  • Dinky Romano (2016 – present)
  • Tobias Betito (2010 – 2016)
  • Gloria Berango (2001 – 2010)
  • Eligio Berango (1992 – 2001)
  • Berting Lawenko (1988 – 1992)

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Tourism[edit]

Bacacay features caves and beaches, and is visited especially at summer. Beach resorts within the town include the Kuron-Kuron Beach Resort, Viento de Mar Beach Resort, VRT (Tanchuling) Beach Resort, Michaelangelus Beach Resort, and the Misibis Bay Resort.[10]

Education[edit]

Bacacay has 41 elementary schools and 7 secondary schools directly supervised by Department of Education-Division of Albay.[11]

Primary schools[edit]

  • Bacacay East Central School
  • Banao Elementary School
  • Bariw Elementary School
  • Basud Elementary School
  • Bayandong Elementary School
  • Bogna Elementary School
  • Buang Elementary School
  • Busdac Elementary School
  • Cabasan Elementary School
  • Cagbulacao Elementary School
  • Cagraray Elementary School
  • Cajugotan Elementary School
  • Cawayan Elementary School
  • Damacan Elementary School
  • Gubat Elementary School
  • Hindi Elementary School
  • Igang Elementary School
  • Langaton Elementary School
  • Lower Bonga Elementary School
  • Manaet Elementary School
  • Mapulang Daga Elementary School
  • Mataas Elementary School
  • Misibis Elementary School
  • Nahapunan Elementary School
  • Namanday Elementary School
  • Namantao Elementary School
  • Napao Elementary School
  • Panarayon Elementary School
  • Pigcobuhan Elementary School
  • Pili Elementary School
  • San Pablo Elementary School
  • San Pedro Elementary School
  • Sogod Elementary School
  • Sula Elementary School
  • Tambilagao Elementary School
  • Tambongon Elementary School
  • Tanagan Elementary School
  • Upper Bonga Elementary School
  • Uson Elementary School
  • Vinisitahan East Elementary School
  • Vinisitahan South Elementary School

Secondary schools[edit]

  • Bonga National High School
  • Cabasan National High School
  • Cawayan National High School
  • Pili National High School
  • San Pablo High School
  • Sogod National High School
  • Vinisitahan National High School

Colleges[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Albay". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Municipal: Bacacay". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Albay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Bacacay, Albay : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  9. ^ http://www.deped.gov.ph
  10. ^ http://www.misibisbay.com/
  11. ^ "Checklist". Department of Education - Division of Albay. DepEd Albay ICT Team. 2011. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  12. ^ "Zamora Memorial College - Educational Institutions"

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